August 11, 2009: Sufjan Stevens & Silversun Pickups


Twin Cities News:

-- Sufjan Stevens will play the 400 Bar this coming September 27.

-- Spinner has debuted a video for One For The Team's "Garden."

-- Five Finger Death Punch will play The Rock this coming October 1.

-- The Star Tribune has a brief review of Fleet Foxes' show at First Avenue.

-- Every Time I Die will play Epic in September.

-- Culture Bully has reviews of recent Bat For Lashes and Passion Pit shows.

-- The Used will be returning to the Twin Cities in October.

-- The Current has audio from a studio session featuring the Silversun Pickups.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Fleet Foxes make beautiful sound at First Ave, Pizza Luce Block Party makes Minneapolitans sweat with joy & Bat for Lashes get semi-spiritural at the Varsity.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- The Breeders & Whispertown 2000 @ Fine Line Music Cafe

The Breeders: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Whispertown 2000: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Reel Big Fish & the English Beat @ MN Zoo

Reel Big Fish: (Wikipedia)

The English Beat: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- The Beatings "Bury You" (mp3)


-- Chickenhawk "Dude-a-Tron" (mp3)


-- Jeff Merchant "Crazy Ship" (mp3)

-- Jeff Merchant "Disturbance Call" (mp3)


-- Slow Claw "Everybody" (mp3)


-- Meghan Wolf "Disappear" (mp3)


-- The Wooden Sky "Something Hiding For Us In The Night" (mp3)